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For the Health of the New Nation: Philadelphia as the Center of American Medical Education, 1746-1868, funded by The Council on Library and Information Resources's (CLIR) Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program provides access to 140,000 pages of lecture tickets, course schedules, theses, dissertations, student notes, faculty lectures notes, commencement addresses, opening addresses, and matriculation records. These documents, curated from the repositories of six Philadelphia ...



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An address at the opening of the North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art by Constantine Hering. Included are both German and English translations. Constantine Hering is considered the father of homeopathy in America, founding several schools and organizations devoted to teaching homeopathy, including the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art in 1835 and the Hahnemann Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1848. The North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art...
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education, North American Academy...
Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center, Archives and Special Collections
by North American Academy of the Homœopathic Healing Art
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The first draft of the constitution and by-laws of the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art in German and translated into English. Other documents included are the centennial program of the Academy and an untitled document in German (not translated). Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the therapeutic system based on the principles of German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843)....
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education
The constitution of the North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art in German and English. Also included are capital stock certificates of the Academy. Founded in 1835, the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art opened in Allentown, Pennsylvania to teach homeopathy, the therapeutic system based on the principles of German physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843). Founded by Constantine Hering, William Wesselheoft, Henry Detwiller, and John Romig, and known as Allentown...
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education, North American Academy...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Green, George
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The contents of this commonplace book of George Green, Sr., divide naturally into three series: medical lecture notes and examination questions, many from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817-1820; copies or drafts of personal correspondence, 1824 and undated; and poetry, literary sentences, and miscellaneous writings, 1858-1860 and undated.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Dorsey, John Syng, Parrish, Joseph,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Kitchen, Jr., James L.
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A notebook belonging to James L. Kitchen while studying at the Collège de France. The notebook contains notes from lectures by Rene Laennec and Francois Broussais, and are written in French. James L. Kitchen graduated from the University of Pennsylvania College of Medicine in 1822. After studying medicine in Europe, he came back to Philadelphia in 1824 and became a prominent physician and homeopath. Kitchen played a large role in helping establish the Homeopathic Medical College of...
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Paris (France), Collège de France
First of three volumes of notes taken by Marcus Killegas Kuhl on the materia medica lectures of Adam W. Kuhn in 1790. Marcus Hillegas Kuhl is listed among University of Pensylvania graduates as having received his A.B. in 1789 and A.M. in 1792. Topics include aromatics, astringents, the use of cold baths as a medical treatment, herbal and vegetable medicine, anti-spasmodics, sialogogues (used to increase saliva production), stimulants, and medicinal tonics.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817, Cholinergic...
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 292 (Yi2 7400.F.11). 1807. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Therapeutics, Pennsylvania--History--1775-1865, University of Pennsylvania....
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by Bratt, James D.
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Dysentery, Pittsburgh (Pa.), Thesis, Homeopathy
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook by Benjamin Rush of concluding remarks and advice for his students. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 101 (Yi2 7274.F.8). 1767. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Pennsylvania--History--1775-1865, Cullen, William, 1710-1790
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by Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania
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Bound minute book containing detailed record of the deliberations of, and resolutions adopted at, stated and special meetings of the faculty of the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. The College was founded in 1848 to provide standardized training in the emerging system of medicine called homeopathy. In 1869 the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann Medical College (founded in 1867) merged to create a new institution called Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia.
Topics: Homeopathy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia, Medical education, Medical...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 246 (Yi2 7399.F.17). 1802. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Paralysis, Convulsions, Nervous system--Diseases,...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 169 (Yi2 7397.F.6). 1791. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Physiology, Cardiovascular system, Blood--Circulation,...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Wood, George B. (George Bacon), 1797-1879
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One of eleven volumes of a 15-volume set of notes taken on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman, delivered at the University of Pennsylvania in 1817. Topics covered include the physiology of generation, circulation, nutrition, and secretion; pathology; and the practice of medicine, including diseases of the circulatory, digestive, respiratory, and muscular systems.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the definition, causes, and uses of diseases. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pathology., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
An announcement from the monthly journal "The Anti-Lancet and Advocate of Female Medical Education," listing reasons why women should choose to receive their medical education from Penn Medical College of Philadelphia. The list of twelve reasons includes the College's quality, standards, and principles, and student information regarding qualifications and expenses. Penn Medical College of Philadelphia, later renamed Penn Medical University, was founded by Dr. Joseph S. Longshore in...
Topics: Women in medicine, Women physicians, Women medical students, Medical education, Medical...
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by Shearer, Thomas
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Glasgow (Scotland), Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic Medical...
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by Shaw, Alexander R.
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Teeth, Philadelphia (Pa.), Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 276 (Yi2 7399.F.47). 1791. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Diarrhea, Pennsylvania--History--1775-1865, University of Pennsylvania....
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the effects of poor air quality on health. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pathology., Air quality -- Health aspects., Pennsylvania -- History --...
The Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania was founded in 1848 to provide standardized training in the emerging system of medicine called homeopathy. In 1869 the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann Medical College (founded in 1867) merged to create a new institution called Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia.
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education,...
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A medicinal and household recipe notebook belonging to Jacob G. Shoch, consisting of various formulas, such as tomato ketchup, varnish, an ointment "good for anything" and an asthma preventative. The notebook also includes newspaper clippings and loose paper containing various recipes. Jacob G. Shoch graduated from Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia in 1827.
Topics: Formulas, recipes, etc, Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
One volume (114 leaves) containing a lecture by Nathaniel Chapman on apoplexy (leaves 1-75) and an incomplete lecture on paralysis (leaves 75-114). Lectures are probably not in Chapman's hand, but marginal annotations are. References to "the late Dr. Physick" imply a date of 1837 or later. First 194 pages are blank.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Cerebrovascular disease,...
One volume of notes on the practice of medicine lectures of Adam Kuhn, 1794. Topics include the causes, diagnoses, and treatments of toothaches, deafness, gout, small pox and small pox vaccination, chicken pox, and measles.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Kuhn, Adam, 1741-1817, Chickenpox,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook by Benjamin Rush on diseases of the senses, and the effects of heat, cold, and famine. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Senses and sensation -- Diseases., Smell., Climate -- Health aspects.,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Burghe, rJ. C. (John C.)
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Physicians, Pittsburgh (Pa.), Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic...
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 309 (Yi2 7400.F.28). 1791. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Reproductive organs--Diseases, Impotence, Masturbation,...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876
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First of two volumes of notes consisting of case records from 1849 to 1856 (some obstetrical), with additional notes on cases involving urine analysis and diabetes, and general notes on cinchona, leukorrhea, and fevers.  Loose leaves of miscellaneous notes are inserted at the end of volume two, which also contains a brief index to the set.  Many pages in both volumes are blank.  Not all years between 1849 and 1856 are represented.
Topics: Notebooks, Cinchona, Diabetes, Fever, Materia Medica, Obstetrics--Case studies, Therapeutics,...
Second of two volumes of notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the topics of therapeutics and the practice of medicine, taken by Thomas Duché Mitchell at the University of Pennsylvania.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Clinical...
Second of an incomplete set of lecture notes on the materia medica lectures of Samuel Jackson, along with Jackson's lectures about the stethoscope. Inscribed on p. 350, "This case I saw; R.R. Dorsey"; "Dorsey" also inscribed repeatedly on flyleaves. Also inscribed on flyleaves, "Richard Maris - 1835."
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Jackson, Samuel, 1787-1872, Dorsey,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the diagnosis and treatment of various neurological disorders. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769. He died in 1813. Paginated continuously from Vol. 110. Not all pages are numbered.
Topics: Nervous system -- Diseases., Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the treatment of fevers caused by poisonous substances. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Poisons., Poisoning., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook by Benjamin Rush on diseases of the reproductive organs, such as impotence and masturbation. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Reproductive organs -- Diseases., Impotence., Masturbation., Pennsylvania --...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook by Benjamin Rush on his own system of medicine. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Physicians., Mind and body., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on hearing and the senses. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Hearing., Senses and sensation., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
Session 1850-1851
Topics: Medical education, Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Materia Medica, Therapeutics
The Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania was founded in 1848 to provide standardized training in the emerging system of medicine called homeopathy. In 1869 the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann Medical College (founded in 1867) merged to create a new institution called Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia.
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Annual announcement containing the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania administration, faculty, and their roles at the college; curriculum and regulations of the college; lists of graduates and matriculants; and introductory lectures and valedictory addresses. The Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania was founded in 1848 to provide standardized training in the emerging system of medicine called homeopathy. In 1869 the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann...
Topics: Homeopathy, Alternative medicine, Homeopathic physicians, Medical education,...
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Nutrition, Homeopathy, Hockessin (Del.), Homœopathic Medical...
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
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Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Temperance, Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic Medical College...
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by Kitchen, Jr., James L.
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A notebook belonging to James L. Kitchen while a student at the University of Pennsylvania College of Medicine between 1821 and 1822. The notebook contains notes for lectures by Nathaniel Chapman. Also included in the notebook are a continuation of notes for lectures by Rene Laennec written in French (most likely during Kitchen's time studying in Paris) and various entries of patient cases and treatments during the late 1820s. James L. Kitchen graduated from the University of Pennsylvania...
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Medical consultation, Patient monitoring, Philadelphia (Pa.),...
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Administrative correspondence and documents regarding the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. Correspondence concerns faculty nominations, acceptances, and resignations, as well as financial business. The documents include lists of students, faculty, and elected officials, proxies, minutes, and resolutions. Adolph Lippe graduated from the North American Academy of the Homeopathic Healing Art in 1841. Lippe became a prominent homeopathic physician, practicing across western and central...
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A fall announcement of the female session of the Penn Medical College of Philadelphia, containing the College administration, faculty, and their roles; curriculum and regulations; and information regarding expenses. Penn Medical College of Philadelphia, later renamed Penn Medical University, was founded by Dr. Joseph S. Longshore in 1853. It was among the first medical colleges to admit both men and women, though they attended separate sessions (fall term for women, spring term for men).
Topics: Women in medicine, Women physicians, Women medical students, Medical education, Medical...
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Wood, George B. (George Bacon), 1797-1879
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One of eleven volumes of a 15-volume set of notes taken on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman, delivered at the University of Pennsylvania in 1817. Topics covered include the physiology of generation, circulation, nutrition, and secretion; pathology; and the practice of medicine, including diseases of the circulatory, digestive, respiratory, and muscular systems.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Chapman, Nathaniel, 1780-1853,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Geiger, Theodore S.
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A notebook belonging to Theodore S. Geiger while a student at the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1854. The notebook contains lecture notes for various courses, including surgery, materia medica, obstetrics, pathology, anatomy and chemistry, during the 1853-1854 session of the College. Lecturers include: Isaac M. Ward, Frederick Humphreys, Walter Williamson, William A. Gardiner, and Matthew Semple. The notebook also features many pen and pencil sketches of animals, portraits of...
Topics: Homeopathic physicians, Medical students, Medical education, Homeopathy--Study and...
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Manuscript book of lectures given by William Cullen and used by Benjamin Rush and his son, James. Volume 4 of 4. Benjamin Rush studied medicine under William Cullen, and began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769. He became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on various types of fevers. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769. Paginated continuously from Vol. 110. Not all pages are numbered.
Topics: Medical education., Yellow fever., Cholera., Dysentery., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on hearing. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813. Paginated continuously from vol. 164.
Topics: Medical education., Hearing., Senses and sensation., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the causes of diseases. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pathology., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook by Benjamin Rush on venereal diseases. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813. Date devised from mention of a patient treated in 1796.
Topics: Medical education., Sexually transmitted diseases., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on physiology during various stages of life. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813. Paginated continuously from vol. 164, which is dated 1791.
Topics: Medical education., Physiology., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 152 (Yi2 7396.F.16). 1791. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Pathology, Pennsylvania--History--1775-1865, University of Pennsylvania....
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University Archives and Records Center, University of Pennsylvania, UPA 3 pre 1820, Box UPA 3 pre 1820, Item 1644d. 1766. Medical student notebook. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medicine -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Early works to 1800, Lectures
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the causes of diseases. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813. Notes within refer to the yellow fever epidemic of 1793.
Topics: Medical education., Pathology., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on sleep. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Sleep., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the causes and treatment of diarrhea. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Diarrhea., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on fainting, suffocation, and unconsciousness. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813. Contents appear to be a draft of the text in volume 262.
Topics: Medical education., Syncope (Pathology)., Asphyxia., Loss of consciousness., Pennsylvania --...
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Box 4, Folder 2 (Yi2 7404.F.12). 1809. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Dissertations, Academic, Pennsylvania--History--1775-1865, University of...
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by Edwards, Thomas George
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Handwritten bound thesis received by the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. As a requirement of the College, each candidate composed a thesis, or essay, in their own handwriting, on the medical subject of their choosing, in order to be considered for the degree of medicine. Essays were also required to be written on thesis paper, of a uniform size, and the alternate pages being left blank. Theses are bound by year (most of the time), however, each individual thesis has its own record....
Topics: Medical education, Medical students, Physiology, Texas, Thesis, Homeopathy, Homœopathic Medical...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the treatment of fevers. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Fever., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook by Benjamin Rush on dementia. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Dementia., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
One volume of notes on Benjamin Rush's practice of physic lectures, dated after 1794, and taken by an unidentified student. Previously attributed to Chapman, (in spite of references in text to Rush as the lecturer), with Robert Alison (M.D. 1819, Penn) who probably never sat under Rush, as note-taker. Topics include fever, bloodletting, and respiratory illnesses.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813, Fever,...
The Philadelphia College of Medicine was established in 1847. By 1858 the College was experiencing financial difficulty, and reached an agreement with the Medical Department of Pennsylvania College by which the two schools would merge in 1859. The Medical Department of Pennsylvania College eventually closed in 1861.
Topics: Medical education, Medical colleges, Medicine--History, Philadelphia (Pa.), Philadelphia College of...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notes taken by Benjamin Rush during lectures while a student under William Cullen, 1766-1768. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the reproductive systems. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813. Paginated continuously from vol. 164.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
Second of two volumes of notes taken by an unidentified student on the materia medica lectures of Benjamin Smith Barton, delivered at the University of Pennsylvania from 1808-1809.Lecture topics include astringents, tonics, stimulants, narcotics, emetics, cathartics, diuretics, antilithics, anthelmintics, emmenagogues, blisters, and their therapeutic use in the treatment of various diseases.Each volume is indexed at end.
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815,...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the treatment of diseases. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Therapeutics., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the lymphatic and digestive systems. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813. Paginated continuously from vol. 164; not all pages are numbered.
Topics: Medical education., Lymphatic system., Digestive system., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
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Manuscript notebook of lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush on the treatment of fevers. Benjamin Rush began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769, and became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813. Date derived from mention of the fever outbreak in 1793.
Topics: Medical education., Fever., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
by Hartshorne, Henry, 1823-1897
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This folder of items is part of Series IV: Lecture Courses, Subseries 4.4: University of Pennsylvania Auxiliary Faculty of Medicine of the Henry Hartshorne Papers (MSS 2/030). This series contains lecture courses on various subjects principally hygiene at different institutions. Although occasional texts exist for courses at the Academy of Natural Sciences, the Franklin Institute, the Institute for Colored Youth, Pennsylvania College, the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery, and the...
Topics: Lecture notes, University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine, Hygiene
Course of 1822-1823
Topics: Medical education, Chemistry, Transylvania University, Medicine
The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 104 (Yi2 7274.F.14). 1769. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Pennsylvania--History--1775-1865, Cullen, William, 1710-1790
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 134 (Yi2 7395.F.9). 1769. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Therapeutics, Pharmacology, Pennsylvania--History--1775-1865, University of...
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by Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
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The Library Company of Philadelphia, Rush MSS Vol. 272 (Yi2 7399.F.43). 1802. OPenn: go to OPenn
Topics: Medical education, Chorea, Spasticity, Movement disorders, Muscles--Diseases,...
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Manuscript book of lectures given by William Cullen and used by Benjamin Rush and his son, James. Volume 1 of 4. Benjamin Rush studied medicine under William Cullen, and began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania in 1769. He became a professor of medical theory and clinical practice in 1791. He died in 1813.
Topics: Medical education., Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865.